Leonardo Boff: The Pope’s Radical ‘Ecotheologian’, by Julio LoredoDecember 18, 2020
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By Michael Brown, The Stream, December 18, 2020
Note: For another article, with a Christmas-flavored take on the theme, see “Trust God, Not the Herods of Our Day,” from The Stream‘s Al Perrotta
What comes to mind when you hear that the title of one of my articles is, “Don’t Put Your Trust in a Political Savior”? For some of you, it is probably something like this: “There goes Mike Brown again with his self-righteous posturing, lecturing those of us who are still standing with Donald Trump.” But what if I told you that I wrote this article back in 2011 during the presidency of Barack Obama? And what if I told you that I began the article by speaking about President Jimmy Carter in 1976? Would that change things?
Back in 1976, as a fairly new, born-again follower of Jesus, I remember my excitement when I learned that this candidate from Georgia was also born-again. And he wasn’t ashamed to say it! Surely he would do an amazing job.
He Wasn’t the Answer …